Misty Mountain is a 280 hectare South African Natural Heritage Site situated on the spectacular Long Tom Pass, 31 kilometres from Lydenburg and 24 kilometres from Sabie, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Perched at an altitude of 1700 metres above sea level in a malaria free area, Misty Mountain is uniquely set in mountainous countryside with majestic views across the escarpment and into the lowveld. Conveniently situated on the Panorama Route, Misty Mountain is an ideal base from which to explore the Mpumalanga escarpment, Gods Window, The Pinnacle, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, and world renowned Kruger National Park and adjacent private games reserves. Central to Panorama Route attractions - Graskop Gorge Lift, Pilgrim`s Rest, Sabie Waterfalls etc.
Misty Mountain is a relaxed, informal, family friendly, owner managed establishment. Owned and operated as a lodge by the Sheard family since 1974, Misty Mountain is a place of tranquillity and natural beauty an ideal place to relax, catch up and get away from it all. Friendly and helpful staff will ensure that guests have a memorable stay.
We cater for couples and families with a variety of accommodation options. Our tariffs include bed and breakfast and guests have flexibility in terms of other meals. Our restaurant specialises in superior country cooking lunch and dinner are available from our extensive a la carte menu.
On a summers day, lounge around in the sun on our fabulous pool deck. On a winters evening, huddle around the log fires and enjoy the warm hospitality of Misty Mountain.
At Misty Mountain, there are no rules and guests can be as flexible as they wish.
Accommodation at Misty Mountain: Misty Mountain has 27 chalet units and 1 self-catering farmhouse - total of 94 beds - offering comfortable, country style accommodation with easy access to the restaurant and all other facilities. Our accommodation is 3 Star graded through the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.
Studio Units - Two Sleeper (14 Double chalets) 1 large studio double bedroom 1 bathroom (shower in bath and WC) private verandah and barbeque open fireplace heating mini kitchenette with small fridge, microwave oven, crockery and cutlery tea/coffee facilities additional table top mini oven available on request accommodates maximum of 2 people
Family Units - Four Sleeper (11 Four bed chalets) 1 completely private double bedroom 2 beds in lounge 1 bathroom (shower and WC) private verandah and barbeque open fireplace heating kitchenette with fridge, microwave oven, crockery and cutlery tea/coffee facilities additional table top mini oven available on request accommodates up to 4 people
Family Units - Six Sleeper (2 Six bed chalets) 1 completely private double bedroom 1 upstairs loft bedroom with 4 beds 2 bathrooms (shower and WC) lounge private verandah and barbeque open fireplace heating kitchenette with fridge, oven, crockery and cutlery tea/coffee facilities additional table top mini oven available on request accommodates up to 6 people
Self-Catering Farmhouse Ten Sleeper 3 spacious downstairs bedrooms 2 upstairs loft bedrooms 3 bathrooms (2 X shower and WC, 1 X bath and WC) Large lounge with open fireplace Fully equipped open plan kitchen/dining room Outside braai area All linen and towels provided Daily servicing Easy access to all hotel facilities Accommodates up to 10 people
Facilities at Misty Mountain: - Home of the Long Tom Toboggan - Africa`s only alpine coaster, Quad Biking, Walking Trails, Trout Fishing and Bird watching activities. - Cozy pub - Comfortable TV lounge and reading room - Pool deck with breath-taking views - 2 swimming pools - Indoor games room - Outdoor childrens playground - Outdoor games - Curio shop - Internet facilities and free wifi - Extensive gardens - Board games for hire - Babysitting services available on request in the evenings - Outside barbecue area
- Guided quad bike trails - 15 kms of marked and maintained walking trails - Trout fishing - Mountain biking routes - Birding - Waterfalls
Health and Climate:
The climate at Misty Mountain is moderate. Summer daytime temperatures: 23 – 30 degrees C and Winter daytime temperatures: 15 – 23 degrees C
Throughout the year, the temperature drops in the evenings and winter nights can be cold and crisp.
Rooms and Units Available:
Family Units - Four Sleeper
1 double bedroom, 2 beds in lounge, 1 bathroom & toilet, private verandah & barbeque, open fireplace, heating, limited self-catering in kitchenette with fridge, microwave oven, crockery & cutlery, tea/coffee facilities. Accommodates up to 4 people.
Amount of similar units: 10
Sleeps 4 Adults
Family Units - Six Sleeper
1double bedroom,1upstairs loft bedroom with 4 beds,2 bathrooms&toilets,lounge ,verandah &barbeque, open fireplace, heating, limited self-catering in kitchenette with fridge microwave oven,crockery &cutlery,tea/coffee facilities Accommodates up to 6 people
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 6 Adults
3 downstairs bedrooms, 2 upstairs loft bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, lounge with open fireplace, open plan kitchen & dining room, verandah & braai area, linen/towels provided, daily servicing, access to hotel facilities. Accommodates up to 10 people.
Sleeps 10 Adults
Studio Units - Two Sleeper
1 large studio double bedroom,1 bathroom & toilet, private verandah &barbeque, open fireplace, heating, limited self-catering in mini kitchenette with small fridge, microwave oven, crockery & cutlery, tea/coffee facilities. Accommodates maximum of 2 people.
Amount of similar units: 14
Sleeps 2 Adults
Facilities & Services available:
Babies Children under 12 Elderly Honeymoon Couples Ironing Service Conference facilities Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue Bar on the Premises Restaurant Curio Shop Fireplace on the Premises Garden Library
Wi-Fi Afrikaans English Other Language Communal Television Communal Satellite TV Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails Playground Swimming Pool No Pets Allowed
- if less than two week's notice of cancellation is given, deposits will not be refunded. - if less than one month's notice of cancellation is given, 50% of deposit is refundable, - if more than one mont's notice of cancellation is given deposit is refundable subject to a 15% handling fee.
Very nice rooms and best food in town. Nicole Eberhardt Dec 2013
Misty Mountain has to be one of the most beautiful settings in the Panorama area within Mpumalanga. The food is 5 star and the views from the deck are out of this world. All in all, a great stay. Andrew McPhail Sep 2009
We do a lot of travelling and this was outstanding. Service were excellent. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Surely we will visit Misty Mountain again. Willem Burger May 2009
Beautiful views and the best quad-bike trail I have ever been on. Great service and food at the restaurant as well. Overall I would like to stay there again, but for a longer period next time. Daniel Wybrow Dec 2008
Very nice atmosphere at Misty Mountain - the fireplaces are great and the food is excellent! Don Wu Sep 2008
Misty Mountain is 325 kilometres from Johannesburg International Airport Take the N4 from Johannesburg Pass Witbank and the Shell Ultra City outside Middelburg Turn off the N4 at Belfast (+/- 206 kilometres from Johannesburg International Airport to Belfast)
Take the R540 from Belfast to Dullstroom (33 kilometres). Continue on the R540 from Dullstroom to Lydenburg (55 kilometres). From Lydenburg, take the R37 to Sabie. Travel for 31 kilometres and see Misty Mountain on the right hand side of the road.
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Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Self-Catering